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3 December: First day o Hanukkah (Judaism, 2018)
- 1818 – Illinois acomes the 21st U.S. state.
- 1973 – Pioneer programme: Pioneer 10 (picturt) sends back the first close-up eemages o Jupiter.
- 1979 – Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini acomes the first Supreme Leader o Iran.
- 1984 – Bhopal disaster: A methyl isocyanate leak frae a Union Carbide pesticide plant in Bhopal, Indie, kills mair nor 3,800 fowk ootricht an injures 150,000–600,000 ithers (some 6,000 o whom wad later dee frae their injures) in ane o the worst industrial disasters in history.
- 1989 – Cauld War: In a meetin aff the coast o Maltae, U.S. Preses George H. W. Bush an Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev release statements indicatin that the Cauld War atween NATO an the Soviet Union mey be comin tae an end.
Francis Xavier (d. 1552) · Pierre-Auguste Renoir (d. 1919) · Julianne Moore (b. 1960)